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Health Sciences Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor - Division of Psychiatry and the Law

Recruitment Period

Open date: November 15th, 2019

Last review date: Friday, Jan 10, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Tuesday, Jun 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.



Health Sciences Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor – Division of Psychiatry and the Law

The University of California, Davis, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is recruiting for two Health Sciences Assistant/Associate Clinical Professors in the clinician/teaching series to join the UC Davis Division of Psychiatry and the Law. The applicant (s) will serve part time as supervising and teaching attendings of forensic psychiatry fellows, general psychiatry residents, and medical students who provide care for individuals in general population and on the inpatient psychiatry unit. The applicant(s) will also provide direct care to individuals who are in jail custody and provide training to non-psychiatric mental health professionals through the onsite didactic lecture series. As a faculty member of the Division of Psychiatry and the Law, the applicant (s) will be provided at least 20% time to engage in forensic psychiatric evaluations with administrative support provided for case management and billing. The applicant (s) will provide direct supervision on forensic psychiatry fellows’ cases and will be encouraged to join the forensic psychiatry fellowship training program as a didactic instructor. In addition, the applicant(s) has the opportunity to engage in research, scholarly, or creative activities derived from and in support of their clinical teaching, professional and service activities. The Division of Psychiatry and the Law is actively involved in forensic mental health research, international and national forensic psychiatry trainings, and publishing relevant to the field of forensic psychiatry with a particular focus on correctional psychiatry, public policy and mental health, and individuals committed to forensic psychiatric hospitals.

Requirements for this position include a medical degree, board certification in general psychiatry, a California Medical license (or eligibility for licensure in the State of California) in addition to teaching and supervisory experience for residents, fellows, and medical students. Completion of ACGME Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship and Forensic Psychiatry Board Certification are preferable. Experience supervising child psychiatry residents/fellows, general psychiatry residents, and medical students is preferred.

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences has approximately 65 residents in six residency training programs and 90 faculty and staff psychiatrists and psychologists at the UC Davis Medical Center and the Northern California VA Health System. The Department provides a stimulating teaching and academic environment.

This recruitment is conducted at the assistant/associate rank in the health sciences clinical professor series, and the resulting hires will be at the assistant/associate rank in this series regardless of the proposed appointee's qualifications.

Applications should be submitted by January 10, 2020 for initial consideration. However, the position will remain open until June 30, 2020 or until filed. Qualified applicants should upload a Letter of Interest, Curriculum Vitae, Statement of Teaching, along with contact information for 3 to 5 references online at:

The University of California, Davis commits to inclusion excellence by advancing equity, diversity and inclusion in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

Under Federal law, the University of California may employ only individuals who are legally able to work in the United States as established by providing documents as specified in the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. Certain UCD positions funded by federal contracts or sub-contracts require the selected candidate to pass an E-Verify check. More information is available

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Sacramento, CA

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Document requirements
  • CV - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Letter of Interest

  • Statement of Teaching

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)